MTB

Another first for Matt Daneel

Matt Daneel crossing the finishline for the victory. Photo credit: Eunice Visagie, Outsider Communications

On the weekend Matt Daneel managed another first in his sporting career when he won the 60km race at Die Burger MTB Challenge held in Stellenbosch. The multisport athlete from Stellenbosch won the race in 2 hours and 42 minutes. Edward Best and Jannes Buys joined him on the podium. “This was my first ever outright moutainbike  victory, and I am ...

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Last chance to cycle for cancer

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. The 17th edition of the event takes to the roads and offroad trails around Sun City on August 16 and 17. Dubbed “Cycle 4 Cansa”, the proceeds from the ...

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Victories for Woolcock and Vale at 9th Die Burger MTB Challenge

Mens podium, 75km Challenge won by Waylon Woolcock (Cannondale Blend) and Cherie Vale (Paarl Media) Photo Credit: Eunice Visagie

Waylon Woolcock (Cannondale Blend) and Cherie Vale (Paarl Media) won the ninth edition of Die Burger MTB Challenge over 75km in Stellenbosch. The MTB Challenge was held over six distances – the invitational only 75km, 60km, 50km, 42km, 30km and 15km. Action started and finished at Eikestad Primary School. Woolcock said he knew he had a good chance to win ...

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Friends ride the Absa Cape Epic for The VisionTrust

(From left) Steven Dimond and Edrich Fivaz to take on next year's Absa Cape Epic.

Friends Edrich Fivaz (33) and Steven Dimond (37) from the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town have announced their plans to take on the legendary Absa Cape Epic in 2015 to raise funds for The VisionTrust. Founded by adventurer, businessman and motivational speaker Hein Wagner, the organisation has worked tirelessly since 2007 to assist people living with visual impairment to find ...

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McLean, Zorweg claim impressive Transalp victory

The category leaders prepare to start the final stage of the 2014 Bike Transalp. South African Andrew McLean (third from left) and his Austrian teammate, Heinz Zorweg, wear the green Grand Master leader jerseys.

South African Andrew McLean and his Austrian teammate, Heinz Zorweg, claimed a dominant category victory and finished 20th overall at the 17th annual Bike Transalp international mountain bike stage race in Europe at the weekend. McLean, a member of the Cycle Lab Supercycling, powered by Toyota club, teamed up with Zorweg for the seven-day 587km race from Oberammergau, Germany to ...

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Huge turn-out expected for first Anatomic Spur School MTB Race

The 2013 winning Gauteng team with Meurant Botha of Amarider front left and Gauteng league co-ordinator Deon Steyn.

A record turn-out is expected for the first event in the Anatomic Spur MTB Series to be hosted at Curro College in Hazeldean this Saturday (26 July). Currently in its sixth season, the Spur School Mountain Bike League has surpassed all expectations in terms of participation and reach and according to league co-ordinator Meurant Botha of AMARIDER, 10 000 entries ...

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Croeser earns Kargo’s first SA title

Kargo Pro MTB Team's Rourke Croeser make the South African stripes his own when he won the recent SA National Cross Country MTB Championships in Gauteng . - Kyle Gilham/
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Durban – Rourke Croeser earned a first elite national title this weekend for South Africa’s first ever UCI Trade Team, Kargo Pro MTB, when he clinched victory in the elite men’s category at the South African National Cross Country Mountain Biking Championships at Thaba Trails in Gauteng. The KZN North Coast rider has won the national title at age group ...

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Call for entries – Freedom Challenge 2015

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Entries are now open for 2015 Freedom Challenge Race Across South Africa, as well as the 2015 Freedom Challenge Race to Rhodes. An incredible way to see the country? The toughest race in South Africa? The journey of a lifetime? Whichever way you see it, you need to enter to be a part of the experience. Limited to 60 participants ...

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GR 300 entries open today

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Entries for the GR 300 powered by Trek 2015 open today at 12h00. February 2015 sees the introduction of an exciting yet still challenging new shorter route … and we’ve moved it by one week. Take a peek at this footage from last year. Enter here today after 12.00pm Entries close at 500 riders

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